27 avril 2017

Opposition Grows to Proposal on GI Bill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The House Veterans Affairs Committee this week postponed a planned hearing on potential updates to the GI Bill amid growing opposition to a proposal that would require new service members to pay into the GI Bill for future benefits. More...

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The (Temporary?) U.S. Education Team

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the hiring of nine senior staff members Wednesday, including an acting under secretary with significant experience working on student aid and postsecondary issues. More...

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Key Player for Trump Administration's OCR

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Candice Jackson, an attorney who supported the women who accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual assault -- and attacked the accusers of President Trump -- says she is leaving her private practice to serve in the Department of Education. More...

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What Comes After Whittier Shutdown?

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access. More...

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26 avril 2017

Illinois and Everyone Else

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Support for public higher education rose in 33 states and declined in 17 in 2016 -- including a massive drop in Illinois. More...

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Focusing on the Feds

HomeBy Rick Seltzer. Harvard, Stanford and Ohio State presidents talked about federal research funding and immigration, among other issues. Read more...

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The Evolving Visa and Border Regime

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Since Trump came into office, questions have swirled around U.S. visa and border policy. What’s changed so far, what hasn’t, and what does it all mean for higher education. Read more...

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Students With Sugar Daddies

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The cheerleading team at Coastal Carolina University was suspended because some members allegedly set up an escort service through Seeking Arrangement, drawing attention to the online operation. Read more...

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Report Urges Schools to Encourage African-American Girls to Pursue Engineering

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In 2015, less than 1 percent of all U.S. engineering bachelor’s degrees went to African-American women. Of the 106,658 engineering bachelor’s degrees awarded that year, 937 went to African-American women, just a third of the number that were achieved by African-American men. More...

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25 avril 2017

More college graduates are coming home, figures show

Chinese college students studying in the United States are finding it just as interesting these days to return home to the world's number two economy rather than staying a few years in the world's number one, with some 82.23% of students who studied abroad returning to China last year, up from 72.38% in 2012, writes Kenneth Rapoza for Forbes. More...

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